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Trelstar (Triptorelin Pamoate) - Summary

 
 



TRELSTAR SUMMARY

TRELSTAR™ DEPOT contains a pamoate salt of triptorelin, and triptorelin is a synthetic decapeptide agonist analog of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH or GnRH) with greater potency than the naturally occurring LHRH.

TRELSTAR™ DEPOT is indicated in the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It offers an alternative treatment for prostate cancer when orchiectomy or estrogen administration are either not indicated or unacceptable to the patient.


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Media Articles Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)

New ASCO Guideline for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.09.11]
Treatment choices with systemic therapies have increased for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The American Association of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Care Ontario have joined hands to issue their own guideline for these patients.
Medscape Medical News

New guidelines that favor watchful waiting in prostate cancer may not be suitable for African Americans
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.10]
There is an active controversy among oncologists about when to treat prostate cancer patients, with some suggesting that the word "cancer" be removed from the description of low grade disease, in...

Enzalutamide significantly reduces morbidities associated with bone metastases in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
Enzalutamide (XTANDI™) reduces the risk of skeletal-related events compared with placebo, as well as reducing pain and increasing quality of life in men with metastatic castration-resistant...

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Published Studies Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)

Effect of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue triptorelin on the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced early menopause in premenopausal women with breast cancer: a randomized trial. [2011.07.20]
CONTEXT: Premenopausal patients with breast cancer are at high risk of premature ovarian failure induced by systemic treatments, but no standard strategies for preventing this adverse effect are yet available. OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of the temporary ovarian suppression obtained by administering the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue triptorelin during chemotherapy on the incidence of early menopause in young patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy... CONCLUSION: The use of triptorelin-induced temporary ovarian suppression during chemotherapy in premenopausal patients with early-stage breast cancer reduced the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced early menopause. TRIAL REGISTRATION: clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00311636.

A comparison of the effect of short-term aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and GnRH agonist (triptorelin) versus case control on pregnancy rate and symptom and sign recurrence after laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis. [2011.07]
PURPOSE: To compare the role of an aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) with a GnRH agonist (triptorelin) versus case control on the pregnancy rate and recurrence of symptoms and signs in patients with endometriosis... CONCLUSION: Pregnancy rate and endometriosis recurrence rate are comparable among the 3 groups.

Synchronization of ovulation and fertility in weaned sows treated with intravaginal triptorelin is influenced by timing of administration and follicle size. [2011.01.15]
A 100 mug dose of triptorelin was tested for synchronizing ovulation in sows. In Experiment 1, conducted in April through June, sows (n = 125) were assigned to Control (untreated), TG-96 (Triptorelin Gel (TG) given intravaginally at 96 h post-weaning), or TG-E (given intravaginally at estrus)... However, ovulation induction and timed AI success may benefit from an approach that ensures sows have adequate follicle development at time of treatment.

A randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (triptorelin) on uterine leiomyoma volume and hormonal status. [2010.01]
OBJECTIVE: To examine and compare the efficacy and safety of GnRH agonist (GnRHa) vs. aromatase inhibitor in premenopausal women with leiomyomas.

A randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (triptorelin) on uterine leiomyoma volume and hormonal status. [2009.01.08]
OBJECTIVE: To examine and compare the efficacy and safety of GnRH agonist (GnRHa) vs. aromatase inhibitor in premenopausal women with leiomyomas.Rapid onset of action and avoidance of initial gonadotropin flare with an aromatase inhibitor may be advantageous for short-term management of women with myomas of any size who are to be managed transiently and who wish to avoid surgical intervention, specifically women with unexplained infertility having uterine myoma.

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Clinical Trials Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)

Equivalence of Intramuscular (IM) Versus Subcutaneous (SC) Applications of Long Acting Pamorelin 11.25 mg [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the pharmacodynamic equivalence of triptorelin pamoate (Pamorelin® LA 11. 25 mg), applied either IM or SC, in terms of the area under the curve [AUC1-85day] for serum testosterone in patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Efficacy, Safety, and PK of Triptorelin 6-month Formulation in Patients With Central Precocious Puberty [Recruiting]
The study will investigate the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of triptorelin 22. 5 mg 6-month formulation in 44 patients suffering from central precocious puberty. The null hypothesis of the study is that the proportion of patients achieving LH suppression to prepubertal levels at Month 6 is 80%.

HOBOE: A Phase 3 Study of Adjuvant Triptorelin and Tamoxifen, Letrozole, or Letrozole and Zoledronic Acid in Premenopausal Patients With Breast Cancer. [Recruiting]
The HOBOE study was amended in November 2009, and, after reaching enrollment of the first 500 patients, the study began recruiting premenopausal patients only. The primary objective of the extended study is to compare disease free survival in premenopausal patients with early breast cancer. Patients receive triptorelin and are randomized in a 1: 1:1 fashion to receive tamoxifen or letrozole, or letrozole + zoledronic acid.

The purpose of the HOBOE study, Version 1, was to compare the adjuvant hormonal therapy treatments of Tamoxifen, Letrozole and Letrozole + Zoledronate for their effects on bone loss in breast cancer patients. Postmenopausal and premenopausal patients were eligible, the latter also receiving monthly triptorelin. Upon reaching the enrollment of the first 500 patients in March 2010, the study began recruiting premenopausal patients only.

Study on Efficacy, Pharmacokinetics, and Safety of Two Subcutaneous Injections of Triptorelin Embonate 6 Month Formulation in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer [Recruiting]
The study will investigate the efficacy, pharmacokinetics and safety of triptorelin embonate 22. 5 mg 6-month formulation administered by subcutaneous injections in patients with prostate cancer

Efficacy and Safety Study of Pamoate of Triptorelin in Children With Precocious Puberty [Recruiting]
The purpose of the study is to assess the efficacy of triptorelin 11. 25 mg pamoate in the delay of premature onset of puberty in girls less than 9 years and boys less than 10 years. This is measured by assessing the proportion of children who have a suppressed Luteinizing Hormone (LH) response to Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) test performed 3 months after injection with triptorelin 11. 25 mg.

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Reports of Suspected Trelstar (Triptorelin) Side Effects

Death (4)Depression (4)Fatigue (3)Hospitalisation (3)Hot Flush (3)Fracture (3)Rash (3)Initial Insomnia (2)Vitamin D Deficiency (2)Pruritus (2)more >>


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